PARADISE FARMS (Spanish)
Carrying on Gabrielle Marewski’s vision, Landy Carabantes manages the farm. Her view on recordkeeping is very pragmatic–if you don’t note what you did, how will you know if it worked or not?
PARADISE FARMS (English)
According to Gabrielle Marewski, good organization and solid recordkeeping allow farmers’ creative side to flourish. Paradise Farms has been certified organic for nearly two decades and she has developed model binders for farm businesses to maintain good records. She sold the farm in 2017 and now consults.
Paradise Farms (English)
TO YOUR HEALTH
Peggy Sutton started this burgeoning company in her Fitzgerald, AL home kitchen. Now her business keeps expanding and the demand for organic sprouted grain products grows. Strong recordkeeping helped them streamline their entire production process to the successful business they continue to be. She dreams of sourcing organic grain from her back yard in Alabama!
To Your Health
With a lofty ambition to transform the fast food industry, Shannon Allen smiles in the face of adversity. Her son’s diagnosis with Type 1 Diabetes inspired her goal to make healthy, organic food convenient to all. With her husband, one of the greatest 3-point shooters in NBA history, Ray Allen, by her side she has five restaurants and is opening up franchise opportunities. Her priority on certified organic sourcing means that recordkeeping is integral to the day-to-day operations of each location.
FROG SONG ORGANICS
Growing for direct market in Hawthorne, FL, John Bitter and Amy van Scoik have developed a highly sophisticated recordkeeping system. Utilizing Google Forms, Google spreadsheets, their own unique programming code and other electronic systems, they have created tools to be able to know the cost of production of each crop at each phase of production. With an eye toward long-term sustainability and viability of the farm, their recordkeeping system is integral to their success.